On June 25, we were visited by David Rockefeller Jr, his wife Susan, and friends from the Rockefeller Foundation and Oceana.
Dr. Russell Wyeth will speak about: “The pure and the applied: the neuroethology of navigating nudibranchs and ultraviolet illumination to control marine biofouling”.
Dr. Sean Rogers will speak about: “Integrating ecological genomic approaches to predict evolution in a changing world”.
Dr. Heather Jamniczky will speak about: “The devil is in the details: quantitative morphology reveals new insights into evolutionary history of threespine stickleback”.
Dr. Sisk and Dr. Palen will speak about: “Oil sands, hydropower and wildfire: Leveraging science for policy innovation”.
Dr. Don Levitan will speak about: “Love and jealousy in sea urchins: sexual selection and the evolution of gamete recognition proteins”.
NSERC PromoScience provides financial support for organizations working with young Canadians that use hand-on learning experiences to promote an understanding of science.
“Sharks modulate their escape behavior in response to predator size, speed and approach orientation”. Scott Seamone, Tristan Blaine, and Timothy E. Higham.
Dr. Caroline Fox, BMSC Fall Program instructor, has written a new book entitled: “At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast”, to be released early May.
Vice Presidents from our 5 member universities enjoyed learning all about BMSC during their visit here last weekend.